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"English as a Second Language (ESL)": Home

A few suggested titles

The following titles are available at the MCC Library. Click on each title for more information.

Search also for catalog items by searching ESL. ALSO try this search in our catalog:  search for the phrase "BILINGUAL BOOKS"--and be sure to use the quotation marks. For books on bilingualism, search by that term.

Suggested Websites for ESL

ESL Classes at MCC

Library Catalog

Use the MCC Library Catalog to find out what physical and electronic resources the Library has available. Enter your search below to get started!

Finding Books

Books are a good place to start your research. The library has books in the Reference collection and Stacks, as well as eBooks. Reference books can be used inside the library. Books in the Stacks can be checked out with your MCC library card. eBooks are available off campus with your myMCC username and login.

Suggested books include:

  • Foreign Language Dictionaries: Greek, Latin, Italian, French, Spanish, Latin American Spanish, Cuban, Portuguese
    • PA - PC Stacks
  • Foreign Language Dictionaries: German, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Chinese, Turkish, Japanese
    •  PF - PL Stacks
  • English & American Dictionaries and Thesauri
    • REF PE  and  Stacks
  • Visual Dictionaries
    • REF P361  and Stacks PC PF PL
  • American Heritage Dictionary for Learners of English
    • REF PE1628.A6229 
  • American Idioms Handbook 
    • PE2839 .B74 2003  Stacks

Reading improvement books in the MCC Library:

  • Challenger Adult Reading Series (reading lessons)
    • LC5225
  • Jamestown Education Series (series of stories at increasing levels of reading difficulty)
    • PE1126
  • Pre-GED Study Guides
    • LB3060.33
  • Various books and media on learning English
    • PE1128

All EBSCO Databases (Spanish)

Research databases (Spanish)
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